The invasive emerald ash borer has been found in Milwaukee County. Bob Manwell with the state Department of Natural Resources says a utility crew in the city of Franklin discovered emerald ash borer larvae on Thursday.
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Milwaukee County is the seventh county in the state were EAB has been found, and would join a growing list of quarantined counties. Firewood cannot be brought out of those counties, in an effort to stem the spread of the destructive insect.